The next Component Meeting will be on January 14, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. at Hammons School of Architecture (720 N. Washington Ave.). The topic is Basic Gypsum Board to Latest Innovation of High-Performance Gypsum Products presented by Jeffery Emry of National Gypsum. This session is worth 1 hour of HSW LU.
Registrations required by Monday, January 12. Please come even if you forget to register, just bring your own lunch.
AIA 2014 Central States Region Design Excellence Awards Winners
The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Springfield Chapter, is honored to have been able to host the 2014 Central States Region Design Excellence Awards on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the historic Gillioz Theatre in downtown Springfield. Eligible submissions included projects from any Central States Region architect or projects located within the Central States Region submitted by an AIA member. The Central States Region includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.
To view a list of awards and winners, click here. Jury comments and project images coming soon, so check back!
Welcome to AIA Springfield!
Through its national, state and local components, the AIA provides its members with a framework for guidance and leadership in a rapidly changing world. The purpose of AIA Springfield is to promote the value of architecture to the public, serving its members thereby advancing their value, and improving the quality of the build environment. This site is a resource for AIA members, allied members, building industry professionals, people seeking architects and those with an interest in architecture. Community service and outreach are important to AIA Springfield and our chapter's resources are available for assistance to the community.
Matt Thornton, AIA, AIA Springfield President
For Your Information
Looking for a job or an employee? Click on Job Postings to see the current opportunities in and around Springfield, or to see how your company can post their jobs. You can also browse job postings and search for employees at the AIA Career Center.
SEMA Seeking Volunteers - Click on News for more information.
The American Architectural Foundation Inc., has been established by the Institute as a nonprofit charitable corporation to own and operate the Octagon, to provide architectural scholarships, establish professorships and assist architectural, educational and research projects; to establish awards, prizes or medals for meritorious work; to provide for the disseminating of literature and information of use and advantage to the profession of architecture and the arts and services allied to it; to assist by cooperation and association in any activity that shall result in the improvement of the profession of architecture; and to undertake any other related activities.
AIA National has a rundown of awards for those practicing architecture (more for licensed people/firms – design awards, etc). See Practicing Architecture | Awards.
Note to AIA Springfield Members
AIA Springfield Members, have you ever wondered who you needed to contact at the AIA Institute in Washington D.C. to help you out? See the attached list in Chapter Records/Miscellaneous Documents/National AIA Team Directory; for the names and extensions of the folks who are there to help you as a component member. Dial 202-626-and the extension listed.